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Profile of CEI in the National Journal by Louis Jacobson

Full article available in pdf format. Article originally appeared in the July 8, 1995 edition of the National Journal and was written by Louis Jacobson

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In 1984, Fred L. Smith, Jr., a self-described “knee-jerk-liberal”-turned-free-market conservative, came to a disturbing realization.  Even with Ronald Reagan firmly ensconced in the White House, the advocacy groups of the Left were, in Smith’s view, doing a much better job of selling their ideas to the public.